#P2PFISY 2017





3rd International Workshop


Opportunities • Risks • Market Dynamics • Regulation

20-21 July 2017, London, United Kingdom



This third edition of the P2PFISY workshop will bring together scholars, regulators and practitioners interested in the P2P economics aiming at bridging the gap between academics, technologists, policy makers, regulators and FinTech addressing questions of practical importance on:

  1. Digital currencies and Blockchain technologies
  2. P2P lending and Crowdfunding
  3. Digital Money Transfer
  4. Mobile Banking and Mobile Payments

Call for Papers

We welcome submissions covering the following topics:

– Digital currencies and Blockchain technologies;
– P2P lending and Crowdfunding;

Submissions should focus on (but are not limited to):

  • Cryptographic protocols and P2P networks
  • Central bank digital currencies (payment and monetary aspects)
  • Threats / attacks / defences / security engineering of P2P systems
  • Systemic risk of P2P systems
  • Digital identification
  • Fraud detection and financial crime prevention
  • Legal aspects and regulatory issues
  • Financial inclusion and market stability
  • Socio-economic and monetary aspects of P2P systems
  • Technology adoption and market dynamics
  • New business models and novel applications
  • Automatic Regulation and Automatic Compliance (RegTech)
  • Innovative technology applied to the insurance industry model (InsurTech)
  • Internet of Things, smart energy & utilities
  • Smart contracts and decentralized government

Authors wishing to contribute a paper to the conference should do it via the EasyChair submission system using the following link.

Full papers and extended abstracts must be submitted in PDF format.

The deadline for submission is midnight GMT 15th April, 2017.
Any mention of the author’s names or affiliations should be removed from the submitted paper.

Submitted papers will be reviewed by the P2PFISY 2017 Workshop Scientific Committee. Corresponding authors will be notified of acceptance by 20th May, 2017.

Thank you!

Special Issue

Authors whose papers are accepted will also have the opportunity to submit their papers for publication in a special issue of Journal of Digital Banking, the major new professional journal publishing in-depth, peer-reviewed articles and case studies on FinTech innovation, digital disruption and how to develop a profitable, customer-focused digital banking strategy.

Details of the journal and formatting your submission can be found at https://www.henrystewartpublications.com/jdb or by contacting the Publisher, Simon Beckett, at simon@hspublications.co.uk.

Program and Organizing Committee 

Dr. Paolo Tasca, UCL CBT

Prof. Tomaso Aste, UCL CBT

Scientific Committee 

Alexander Lipton, MIT Media Lab

Ben R. Craig, FED Cleveland

Primavera De Filippi, Harvard University

Robleh Ali, MIT Media Lab

Wei-Tek Tsai, Beihang University

David Yermack, Stern School of Business NYU

Tiziana di Matteo, King’s College

Ben Shenglin, Zehijang University

David Andolfatto, FED Saint Louis

Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank

Ben Fung, Bank of Canada



University College London, Wilkins Building, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre

Conference Secretariat

Monica Stragliotto